27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Sautin, Salnikov, Kiseleva and Demina to host masterclasses for young Kazan athletes

A number of masterclasses for sport school trainees will be held in Kazan on July 19 as part of a series of events related to the World Fair Play Awards. The masterclasses will be hosted by famous Russian athletes: Vladimir Salnikov, Maria Kiseleva, Dmitry Sautin, Stanislav Pozdnyakov, Svetlana Demina, Margarita Mamun, and Yana Kudryavtseva. The events will be held at Kazan's major sports facilities: Aquatics Palace, Tennis Academy, Shooting Complex and Gymnastics Centre.

An educational seminar, titled 'The Media as a Tool for Promoting Principles of Fair Play', will be held on July 19 for journalists from Kazan and regions of Tatarstan. The one-day seminar programme includes masterclasses by Nikolay Dolgopolov, Chairman of the Russian Fair Play Committee, as well as Franco Askani, President of the International Federation of Sport Movies and Television (FICTS). 

The Fair Play events in Kazan will involve 20 volunteers with high levels of foreign language proficiency. They will help the organisers to prepare and operate rooms for meetings, to provide tournament participants with information on common topics and transport services and lend a helping hand in arranging catering and organising the World Fair Play Awards. 

Press Department of Executive Directorate for Sports Projects